Beny-Sur-Mer Cemetery

Coulter, Allan Douglas

B64471 Lance Corporal Allan Douglas Coulter was born on August 10, 1920, in Toronto, Ontario, the son of Russell Crossley Coulter and Eva Reid. (His father saw service in WWI.) Coulter attended Fern Ave Public School and Western Technical School.

Having served with The Queen’s Own Rifles militia since February 1941, Coulter enlisted in the active service on 24 April 1941, in Toronto, Ontario. He was employed as a shipper and stockkeeper at the time. After various training and postings, he arrived with the Regiment in Scotland on 29 July 1941.

Coulter landed on Juno Beach with B Company in the first wave of D-Day, 6 June 1944. He was killed in action and is buried in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, grave reference I. E. 14.


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